Neville Gallimore was born on January 17, 1997, he is a Canadian American football defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He `currently wears the number 96 jersey. He played college football at Oklahoma.
Gallimore’s parents were born and raised in Jamaica. He originally attended St. Patrick’s High School, where he played defensive tackle. He opted to transfer to the Canada Prep Academy in Welland, Ontario, which allowed him to travel through the United States and compete against some top high school football programs.
Gallimore redshirted his first year at Oklahoma in 2015. As a freshman in 2016, he played in all 13 games, starting six of the last eight contests, while recording 40 tackles (4 for loss) and one sack.
Gallimore was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft. On April 30, he was selected in the eighth (71st overall) and final round of the 2020 CFL Draft by the Saskatchewan Roughriders; he was rated as the #1 Canadian draft prospect for 2020 prior to the NFL and CFL drafts.
He was declared inactive in Week 3 and Week 4. He recorded his first NFL tackle in a Week 5 34-37 win over the New York Giants. Even though he played just 20 snaps in the first four contests, he was named the starter at the three-technique defensive tackle position after Gerald McCoy and Trysten Hill were lost for the season with injuries.
His best game came in Week 9 against the then-undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers when he contributed in limiting their offense to 46 rushing yards while making 3 tackles (one for loss) and one quarterback hit. He appeared in 14 games with 9 starts, collecting 26 tackles (4 for loss), 0.5 sacks, 12 quarterback pressures and one pass defended.
On September 2, 2021, Gallimore was placed on injured reserve to start the season. He was activated on December 11 for Week 14.